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Heat sink and processor installation movie - ThinkCentre A50, A51, A52, M52, S50, S51

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Heat sink and processor removal movie

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To install the heat sink and processor

  1. Align the processor, and insert it into the socket.
  2. Close the ZIF connector.
  3. Position the heat sink assembly over the processor, rotate the two leaf-spring retention clamps to the closed position, and tighten the two screws.
    CAUTION: To prevent damage to the heat sink, alternate tightening the screws.
  4. Connect the power cable.
    NOTE: If the thermal grease becomes contaminated, you must remove it from the processor and the heat sink.
    Then you must replace the grease using grease from the Thermal Grease Kit.

Additional information
View detailed heat sink and processor installation and removal instructions for A50 and S50 systems

Full service video CD available from http://www.pc.ibm.com/training.


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